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Accident: 201184959 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201184959 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 07/29/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268733808/06/20091721Steve Ryan & Genevieve Rampley Ryan Dba Colorfast
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on July 29, 2009, Employee #1 was painting the front of a two-story plus house while standing on a 32 ft metal extension ladder with round levelers when the ladder blew over by a gust of wind. Employee #1 fell to the sidewalk. Employee #1 should have blocked and tied the ladder. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, unsecured, ladder, construction, fall, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312687338 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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